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Free zone UAE company

A Free Economic Zone in the UAE (Free Zone) is an economic area where special rules apply that do not extend to companies outside that zone. 100% foreign ownership of the company, a special tax regime, and the ability to combine various types of activities under one license attract investors from around the world.

Stages of registering a Free Zone company in the UAE

1
Choose the type of activity
It is very important to immediately choose the type of activity as accurately as possible in accordance with the official list. Some free zones allow you to combine activities from different categories in one license, for example, commercial activities and activities in the service sector.
2
Choose a free zone
It is necessary to take into account a number of criteria: the pricing policy of the free zone, geographical location, access to seaports and airports, and the possibility of combining activities.
3
Choose a corporate structure
The standard structures for free zone companies are: FZE - Free Zone Establishment (company with one shareholder) and FZC - Free Zone Company (company with several shareholders). You can also open a branch of a legal entity registered in another jurisdiction in the free economic zone.
4
Select trade name
Prepare 3 options for the company name. If the first option is rejected for any reason, the next possible one will be accepted.
5
Apply for initial approval
The free zone will review and approve the company name, structure and activities.
6
Sign legal documents for company registration
A face-to-face meeting or online call will be required. The representative of the free zone will check the documents of the beneficiaries and certify the signing of the MOA (Memorandum of Association) and other documents.
7
Sign a lease agreement
A number of free zones issue a license without the need to rent premises in the free zone. But for some free zones, this is a mandatory requirement. You can rent depending on your requirements: flexi desk, coworking space, physical office, warehouse, showroom.
8
Get a business license
You will receive a license for a new company with all related corporate documents.

Why should you contact us?

Registration of your company in the UAE on a turnkey basis

We help to open corporate and personal bank accounts

We are engaged in registration and renewal of licenses, the VAT registration procedure

We provide assistance in obtaining a resident visa of the country

We carry out a comprehensive audit, help to keep accounting records

Assistance in obtaining permits and certificates

VIP escort We meet clients at the airport, escort them in premium class cars

We work with government agencies, free zones and banks without intermediaries.

Maximum transparency in the provision of services. We ensure complete confidentiality of your data

Benefits for companies in the UAE Free Zone

Soft tax policy

100% foreign ownership of the company

UAE Resident Visa for Investors, Employees and Family Members

No import or export duties

Access to modern infrastructure

Full repatriation of capital and profits

Activities and benefits of registering a free zone company in the UAE

There are more than 50 different free economic zones in the UAE. We can recommend a suitable area depending on your investment budget, business environment, visa and office requirements.

Trading activity
It provides an opportunity to conduct international trade, export and re-export, sell goods on local markets with the help of intermediaries.
Production activity
Duty-free import of raw materials, storage in the FEZ and export of finished products outside the Emirates are available.
Services sector
Choose from over 1,000 activities and provide services worldwide.
Mobility
Some free zones allow you to combine commercial, production and service activities under one license.
Information privacy
Access to information on your personal and corporate accounts is closed to requests from third parties from other countries.
UAE residency
Obtaining a UAE visa for investors, employees, and family members.
Tax policy
Ability to conduct business at a corporate tax rate of 0%.
Property registration
The ability to register property and assets for a company in the free economic zone of the UAE.
Customer support
Most free zones in the UAE are quite customer-oriented, which allows you to quickly resolve emerging issues.
Trading activity
It provides an opportunity to conduct international trade, export and re-export, sell goods on local markets with the help of intermediaries.
Production activity
Duty-free import of raw materials, storage in the FEZ and export of finished products outside the Emirates are available.
Services sector
Choose from over 1,000 activities and provide services worldwide.
Mobility
Some free zones allow you to combine commercial, production and service activities under one license.
Information privacy
Access to information on your personal and corporate accounts is closed to requests from third parties from other countries.
UAE residency
Obtaining a UAE visa for investors, employees, and family members.
Tax policy
Ability to conduct business at a corporate tax rate of 0%.
Property registration
The ability to register property and assets for a company in the free economic zone of the UAE.
Customer support
Most free zones in the UAE are quite customer-oriented, which allows you to quickly resolve emerging issues.

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    ❝ The UAE Free Zone is a tax-free territory in which it is possible to do business without the participation of local partners. Free zones are attractive jurisdictions for investors. Here all the conditions are in place to facilitate international trade. Companies from all over the place are registering here every day. ❞

    Advantages of Companies Operating in Free Zones in the UAE

    No corporate and personal taxation (5% VAT is charged only under certain conditions)
    100% ownership of the company
    Full repatriation of capital and profits
    UAE resident visa for investors, employees and family members
    No import and export duties
    Access to modern infrastructure

    What factors should you consider when choosing a free zone?

    Entrepreneurs who wish to launch their company in a developed economy should consider investing in Dubai. There are more than 50 free economic zones in the United Arab Emirates. 

    Make Fortune specialists will select the most convenient option to locate your business in the free zone. Based on an analysis of your budget, commercial interests, and visa requirements, we will provide you with a proposal for registering your company at a favorable rate. A long-term relationship is of interest to us. Do not hesitate to contact us for a consultation on investment in the United Arab Emirates.

    Opportunities for companies in the UAE Free Zone

    Opportunities to trade across borders, to export and re-export, to sell goods in local markets with the help of intermediaries.

    Manufacturing activities.

    Duty free importation of raw materials, storage in the Free Zone and export of finished goods outside of the UAE.

    The service industry.

    The company may provide services to foreign contractors. Including in the free economic zone, in which it is registered.

    Residence status and tax residency.

    The status of resident and tax resident may be granted to shareholders, employees and their families.

    Registration of property.

    A company operating in a free economic zone is able to register any type of property or asset, including foreign assets.

    International business.

    Due to the complete absence of corporate taxes, tax expenses are significantly reduced.

    How to open a company in the UAE Free Economic Zone?

    To start a business, you need to go through the following steps:

    1. Obtain a business license;
    2. Get a UAE resident visa;
    3. Open a corporate bank account.

    The business license is valid for one year and is subject to regular renewal. Most free zones require the payment of share capital in the corporate account of the firm. The amount of capital and timing of the deposit depends on the requirements of the particular free zone.

    Make Fortune services for establishing local companies in the UAE

    Experts at our company assist entrepreneurs who wish to establish a business in the United Arab Emirates. We are able to offer the following services:

    • Full support for business registration in the free economic zone;
    • assistance in processing visas for investors and employees;negotiation assistance for lease agreements;
    • registration of a labor and migration card, as well as a permanent residence card;
    • registration, renewal, and liquidation of companies;
    • assistance in opening a bank account.

    Our company will assist you with the understanding of all the legal and financial nuances of investment in the UAE and provide assistance with business registration.

     

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